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in a statement attacking new york's mayor michael bloomberg saying quote, our stand is about basic economic fairness. bloomberg's ban attacks the little bay while giving a pass to big corporations. the mayor michael bloomberg isn't taking it quietly. >> the naacp, in all fairness it's the local chapter and not the national, but for them to do this is such an outright disgrace how they can look themselves in the mirror and knowing they are hurting the life expectancy and the quality of life for the people that most deserve. the same is true for this hispanic organization that sold their soul because a lot of hispanic kids are overweight as well. >> the hispanic federation called the remarks by bloomberg friday, quote, irresponsible. joining me here louis reyes who is also an attorney and also a "usa today k" columnist. i did invite the naacp and hispanic regulation united states because their position puzzled us. we offered them a variety of time slots and neither group could make it work with their schedules, you, however, have been kind enough to join us and based on your recent writings y
university. with his latest donation of $350 million, new york mayor michael bloomberg, that's not him right there though, that's lindsey graham, michael bloomberg has become the most generous university donor of in the united states. he has now given a total of $1.1 billion to his school. not bad for a guy who was apparently, his first donation to johns hopkins was 5 bucks about the year after he graduated and if you think you've seen the last of grover norquist. the tax activist has thrown his hat back into the ring, not over taxes this time but in support of statehood for puerto rico. norquist will appear at a press conference this week with former republican governor luis fortuno and some analysts say the president declared liberalism alive and well during his inaugural address what does that mean for his second-term agenda? and the super bowl may become a platform this year to support gay marriage, at least if one baltimore ravens player has his way. i'll talk to dave zarin who has a new book about the impact of politics on sports. a fascinating read. this is msnbc, the place for politi
huddles behind closed doors on the issue of gun control, gabby giffords and michael bloomberg begin their fight against the nra. >>> good to be with you here on this tuesday. i'm brooke baldwin. and i want to begin with the plane boeing says will define the future of the air travel. but for the last month or so, if you've been following this with us, the 787 dreamliner has made most of its headlines really for all these mechanical problems. here is just the latest, just a couple of hours ago, this japan airline, 787, was preparing to leaf above then when it started leaking fuel. so guess what happened? flight had to be canceled. and just yesterday morning, same airport, boston's logan airport, small fire broke out on yet another japan airline 787, just about 30 minutes after its arrival from tokyo. all the passengers and crew, they had already left the plane, but there is still a lot to talk about when we talk about what is supposed to be the revolutionary jet. let me begin with sandra endo, watching today's issue for us from washington. sandra, what happened now? >> yeah, brooke. a
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
think there was a lot of protest, i think the only politician that was trying to do anything was michael bloomberg. i don't see president obama doing very much. we had another incident at aurora, colorado, where he did nothing. mitt romney did nothing. it's a ridiculous argument. how can we possibly have assault weapons and why do we need guns? we don't need guns. we have 10,000 murders a year, as you tried to tell that big, fat idiot last night, how many murders were there by gun in england? what, 33? it's pathetic, but i don't see any change. >> gloria, it's a debate that is very hard to have without people getting very angry and very exercised. how do we try to move forward to a point of some consensus, where the gun lobby are persuaded that these ar-15, military-type machine guns, what they really are, are not a part of this debate in any way? >> well, i think, piers, it begins with a discussion in the court of public opinion. and i want to commend you for standing up what i think was bullying, big-time, last night, by alex jones. if politicians had a spine, the way you had last nigh
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would argue that someone like michael bloomberg, who is totally in favor of gun control, very strong on it, and could actually write the checks and do this, if he did it, counter the nra m nra's money, i'm not sure it would make a difference because it has to come from the country as a whole. there has to be leadership at the top, and also in the red states where democrats are running, they're scared. it can't all come from the mayor and governor of new york, from dianne feinstein who is california. it's going to have to come from the rest of the abocountry. >> when you see 2,200 guns can remain legal in the proposal, that's not enough? >> it's never enough. there's no logic to it. it's a credo and it's going to take, i feel, i feel as strongly as you do, but it's going to take a long time to marshal that leadership, marshal that ground roots support for it. as you can see from the two young women you had on the air tonight, young people are poised to embrace this as old people. >> i agree. quick question on hillary clinton, how do you think she fared after the benghazi interview? >>
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and public relations battle with the white house getting the backing of new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >> i think what we've got to do first is try to do everything that we can to help joe biden. >> reporter: his group, mayors against illegal guns, launched their own campaign, demanding action on capitol hill. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> and these ads are just the beginning of what promises to be an intense few weeks of political outreach. in anticipation of specifics from the white house, but already the rhetoric is heated and it's quite emotional, wolf. >> not every day the obama white house invites somebody from the nra to come over, participate in a meeting. >> we are told james baker will be representing the nra. he's been with the nra leadership roles off and on through the 1980s. a high-level campaign volunteer to senator mccain during his 2008 failed bid for the presidency. and the baker we are talking about, of course, is not the fo
. >> reporter: new york mayor michael bloomberg, who joined o'malley and other leaders at a summit in baltimore, is putting pressure on the white house and congress. >> enough is enough. it's time for congress and the white house to put public health above special interest politics. >> reporter: the group he co-founded, i mayors against illegal guns, have released a new tv ad calling for gun control. >> enough. >> enough. >> enough. >> a line has been crossed. >> reporter: the nra says the focus should be on mental health issues and violent entertainment, not gun control. and the group's president raised doubts about an assault weapons ban getting through congress. >> you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likelihood is that they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: it may be a steep climb, but it has the support of the president, some members of congress, and the police chief in newtown, connecticut. >> ban assault weapons, restrict those magazines that have so many bullets in them. >> reporter: now, as for
president joe biden, gabby giffords, and the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. joining us to explain the cover, rick stangel. thanks very much. tell us why you put these individuals, these three people on the cover. >> i think, wolf, they represent the sort of three legs of the stool of people who are trying to combat gun violence of the gr progressive side. mayor bloomberg has been out spoken for a very long time about reducing gun violence and he will be contributing money personally to a super pac that will help candidates who are in favor of gun laws and, of course, gabby giffords herself is a sim poll of the terrible tragedies that can happen from deranged people using guns. >> they are the three individuals on this fight right now. they didn't get together for a formal photo shoot for the cover, did they? >> no. we shot them individually and pieced them together. congresswoman giffords couldn't come to washington. otherwise i think we would have gotten them all together. >> how difficult will it be -- and your reporters have done a lot of reporting on this -- to get the preside
to read joe's piece in "politico," another good one. comments on bloomberg. >> i was just going to make another point about a kind of influence michael has, which is he has so much standing in the business community. he was out in chicago and did a session with bill daly on the need for immigration reform. he's been, as you were talking about, extraordinarily outspoken on the gun issue, that he is one of those people that is bringing the business community to bear separate from the far right of the republican party. and some of these issues that used to be thought of as divisive issues among democrats are now divisive issues among republicans. and michael's outspokenness on it has helped rally the business community around some of the need for reform which i think is interesting. >> there was always talk about potentially running for president. he's got the money and also the -- i would say the drive on key issues, immigration, guns, food, the health of our country, to make his own place in history. >> yes. and i think he's -- i've known him since his days on just the media side, and th
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